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Turkey is Family via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com

Turkey is Family

Hands down, one of my favorite business trips of the year for Minnesota Turkey is my annual trek to Washington DC in July. My boss and I take a group of our leaders –  mostly farmers and sometimes a student or two  – to our nation’s capitol to participate in the National Turkey Federation Summer […] Read more…

Don't Judge Me. Don't Judge My Food. | via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com #foodtruths #factsnotfear

Please Don’t Judge Me. Or My Food.

Delve into my pantry, refrigerator, and freezer and you will find an assortment of food products and ingredients. I do a fair amount of home cooking, even on weeknights so I always have eggs (regular conventionally-raised eggs, by the way), meats (A LOT Of turkey, of course), pasta, bread, rice, seasonings, etc. at the ready. […] Read more…

The Fight for Animal Agriculture | Who Wins? via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com #agchat

The Fight for Animal Agriculture | Who Wins?

(Lara’s note – I wrote this blog post for Agriculture.com and am reprinting it here with the permission of the Meredith Corporation.) I have a teeny little confession to make. I think I’m burned out on writing about all the misconceptions and mistruths about agriculture. Those of you who know me well know that I’ve […] Read more…

What’s Up with Eggs These Days?

Note from Lara: Here’s a post I wrote for Agriculture.com this week and I felt it was worth the share here too. It’s reprinted with permission from Successful Farming/Meredith Corporation. Given the choice of $.99 a dozen conventionally-raised eggs or $5.99 a dozen cage-free eggs, which would you choose to buy for your family? If […] Read more…

Top Minnesota State Fair Spots to Get Your Gobble On! via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com #MNStateFair #MinnesotaTurkey #tryturkey

Top Minnesota State Fair Spots to Get Your Gobble On!

It’s Minnesota State Fair time (Thursday is opening day!) and soon thousands of folks will descend upon the fairgrounds in Saint Paul to check out the exhibits, take in the midway, and – most importantly – eat like there’s no tomorrow! It’s all about the food, right? The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and its sister […] Read more…

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Turkey Labels 101

Hey guys – I wrote this post below for Agriculture.com (I’m a #WomenInAg blogger) but I wanted to make sure I shared it here because I think it’s got some great basic information about turkeys. And it is Turkey Tuesday after all!  No recipe today, though – sorry about that! I was gone all weekend […] Read more…

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